From the Caspian Sea shore and the green forests to the towering mountains and the caves in the heart of the mountains, they are highly attractive for those interested in ecotourism. Tourists travel to the province to enjoy its amazing climate and unique landscapes.
Among all attractions, the Daryasar Plain of Tonekabon, with its golden chamomile flowers, is known as “The Paradise of Ecotourism Lovers”.
Every year in May, golden chamomile flowers cover the Daryasar Plain, absorbing thousands of people from across the country.
To visit Daryasar Plain, you have to pass through Dohezar Road, a mesmerizing path surrounded by dense and towering trees.
About an hour and a half of hiking awaits you from Asal Mahaleh village to Daryaser Plain. However, since the area has a beautiful nature, you will not notice that the route is so long, ISNA wrote.
With an elevation of 2,000 meters above sea level, the plain is covered by snow throughout the winter.
Numerous bubbling springs, golden chamomile flowers, along with the view of a 4,175-meter high Sialan Peak, enhance the beauty of Daryasar Plain.
In fact, this plain is a borderland that connects the lush forest of northern Iran to the snowline and glacier of Mount Alamut.
When the weather is fine, watching the stars in the sky will be very enjoyable; thus astronomy lovers set up tents and scientific equipment to make full use of the opportunity.
The head of Tonekabon Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department said that Daryasar Plain hosts a large number of visitors throughout the year, especially in May.
Dariush Rahim Mashaei added that efforts are underway to improve the tourism infrastructures of the region, adding that collaboration with other related organizations is a prerequisite to achieving that goal.
He continued that more accommodations should be built in the area, pointing out that the establishment of eco lodges is a best strategy which could be adopted in this respect.
He noted that the Daryasar Plain has provided a golden opportunity which should be used to develop the tourism sector of the region.
Mazandaran Province, with green plains, snowy mountains, Hyrcanian Forests, and beautiful beaches, is one of the most popular tourist destinations for Iranians.